Beth Menzel was driving by a roadside when a disturbing sight caused her to hit the brakes. The woman spotted a crippled dog painfully dragging her wounded body out of the woods in hopes of survival. Upon investigating further, Beth realized that the poor creature was homeless and  was left partially paralyzed after being hit by a car.

 

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Beth rushed the dog to a local shelter, but the dog was barely holding on to life. The shelter named the dog Molly, and vets began assessing her situation. Molly needed multiple intensive surgeries for her traumatic injuries and her chances of survival were slim.

 

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Just when Molly was at the end of her rope, mother-son duo Susan and Matthew Hickman stepped in to foster the dying pooch. Matthew, who struggles with Down’s syndrome, was significantly heartbroken to see Molly’s pitiful condition. In a desperate attempt to save her, he began embracing her in his arms all day and kept telling her that she would be okay.

 

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With Matthew’s love and dedication, Molly rediscovered her survival instincts. Over the years, she received several surgeries and gradually progressed from being wheelchair-bound to walking on her own again! She is now a permanent part of the Hickman family and won’t spend a second away from her sweet brother who saved her life!

Click the video below to watch the extraordinary and touching rescue and recovery story of the “Unsinkable Molly”!